No Longer a Novelty, Clean Energy Technologies Boom All Across the US

A new report and interactive map released this week by Environment America takes stock of U.S. clean energy progress to date. It finds that leadership is no longer concentrated in select parts of the country, but that it is distributed across states with varying economic and democratic makeups.

“You’re seeing an evolution that’s happening everywhere; and it will be interesting to see what will happen 10 years from now,” Sargent said.

The Renewables on the Rise report highlights how much has changed in a relatively short period of time, which can be easy to forget.